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with the disconnect that i was alluding to earlier between how science deals with this question and how lawyers deal with this question is that you actually get a fundamental disconnect between the two systems. so you mentioned that lack of emotional control or lack of ability to control your preferences might lead to insanity, but, in fact, in most jurisdictions as you know, that's not true. after hanky was acquitted under the american law institute test because he could not control his behavior, congress in most state jurisdictions changed the law, got rid of the lack of emotional test, the a.l.i. test and now in most jurisdictions, the nontest requires that you demonstrate that you can't distinguish right from wrong. so now we have, and again, the law uses science for the law's own purposes, but what is problematic here is the disconnect. from the criminal side, if you lack emotional control, you go to prison because you can't win under the test because the test doesn't apply. when you walk out of prison and you lack emotional control, you get civilly committed. so what we have is a fundamental d
the science. >> this massive global conspiracy to make a certain case. >> if you pay scientists enough money, they'll find what you want them to find. >> they are cooking the data. >> scientific malpractice. >> do you think the science is being hyped on global warming? >> oh, very definitely, yes. >> correspondent john hockenberry investigates. >> the politics have gotten to the point where people just don't want to listen to science. >> how did it happen and who's behind it? tonight, "climate of doubt." >> frontlinis made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major funding is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world.additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by the frontline journalism fund. with grants from scott nathan and laura debonis, and millicent bell, through the millicent and eugene bell foundation. major funding for this progra
it is the pharmaceutical companies, the other science companies. i just came back from another fantastic conference and mayers, that they allowed me to head up a panel discussion on science, technology, engineering and math. stem, is what we all call it these days. that is the jealousy of all of the other mayers that when they hear about stotterry of mission bay, they are trying to create their own mission bay in their cities and they are wanting to work with all of the universities and the talent because what we have done here, is not only the physical infrastructure, not only creating conditions for businesses to be successful, but we found that we should invest in the very talent that is here and expand on that talent and so it is the noble laurets and the post doctorate students that are here and they are working with people across all of other disciplines, start ups, technology, you hear these great stories and i have seen them myself and we walk in and people no longer using these small microscopes, but they are looking at 3 d technology from auto def and we are looking at cells in three diff
and human services. >> when the new california academy of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in th
of the morning to you. then bill ny the science guy talking about whether an asteroid is going to wipe us out. >> bill nye the science guy. >> the end of the earth? how's that for fun? don't worry we're not all going to die but, it is, what is that is this go time! ♪ theme ♪ cenk: welcome to "the young turks." a little while back, they had a deal on whether they were going to kill fill buster or not or at least reform it. harry reid said i made a deal with mcconnell it's going to be ok. the republicans aren't going to filibuster. dick durbin said at the time: cenk: positive environment, the republicans aren't going to filibuster anymore. they got a deal, so we didn't have to take it away. what happened today when senator hagel, a republican up for secretary of defense? the republicans filibustered. >> on this vote, the aye58 the nays 40, one senator announced present. 50% of the senators not having voted in the affirmative, the motion is not agreed to. cenk: even though 58 senators say yes let's end the debate and confirm him nope, not going to end the debate, because the republicans fili
the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus
and science teachers within ten years. help us work the colleges and universities to cut in half the growth of tuition costs over the next ten years. you can choose a future where we reduce our deficit without sticking it to the middle class. i want to reform the tax code so that simple, fair, and ask the richer households to pay taxes on incomes over $250,000. >> a few more teachers, a bit more natural gas, lower deficit, tax reform, all good stuff. not that big, there was nothing big and specific on immigration reform, or climate change, it was popular tweets, not ambitious for the country. and that was the campaign, so it would have been careful for the second term, the ambitious was so big, so much in there, all the nights where i watched the infomercials, when you think there could be one more thing, turns out it irons shirts or in this case raises the minimum wage to $9, watch what i mean. >> more than half way towards the goal of $4 trillion in deficit reduction and medicare, i'm prepared to add proposals by the bowles commission. i put forward an american jobs act that independent e
up information, the science is by no mean settled, 31,000 scientists have signed a petition saying that caing thatc -- coa catastrophic climbal chae is not happening. neil: protesting in middle of an arctic blast, hardly helps the cause, or do they? >> i think that optics are bad, they want to have this narrative, where if it is cold, it is global warminger if it is warm it global warming or climate change, whatever they want to use, the sign is that liberal governments like norway are saying the science is not settled. they have not said that the study, is over estimated co 2 impact on clim climate, we needo have a discussion. before we do what these protesters want that sim ploding our -- that is imploding our economy. putting policies in place that hurt the people who are looking for jobs. >> this is known 98% of climatologists, agree that climate change is happening, your viewers are smarter perhaps than panel, they know difference between climate, which is long-term change, and weather. neil: what are these 31,000 who say it is not an issue, are they gabons? who are they? >> t
science questions galor, they can handle them all, policy questions, we'll have to deflect some of those to nancy for another time, so what i'm going to present today is what we call our healthy home and healthy world tours, i'll talk a little bit about who the breast cancer fund is and then we're going to walk through kind of the rooms in your home talking about tips for avoiding exposures that are linked to breast cancer and i will talk a little bit about the different chemicals, where they're found, things you can do to avoid them and also some policies, and then we'll kind of go beyond the home to talk about the kinds of exposures that might be not within our control in the house but elsewhere. and it looks like i have videos so that is good. so, the breast cancer fund is a national organization that works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating the environmental exposures linked o the disease, mostly we talk about chemicals and radiation that are linked to breast cancer, we are a little different from your breast cancer organizations out there, we often associate breast can
. that's a nice thing about science, if you know some science, it will allow you to predict things, see? and they predicted where neptune was, ain't that neat? and later on in 1930, this century, they found other perturbation of uranus and all those other perturbations led to the discovery of what planet, gang, you know? pluto, that's right, pluto. and pluto was predicted before it was discovered and it's awfully hard to find those little specs in the sky and kinda neat. let's be talking about this becoming an exact equation. you see, this reads the force is proportional to the masses and the distance square, but in your textbook, you see, the equation written like this... what's the g? the g relates the force and the masses and the distance square so that this is in newtons and these will be a newtons also and you know how g was found? it wasn't found by newton, it was found much later. it was found, i think, in the early 1800s or early 1700s and i should be knowing that gang, it was found by a fellow by the name of cavendish and he had kind of a neat way of doing it and someone shortl
the time so you never see any stars out there. so unlike star wars and whatever science fiction movies, not true. >> ufo's -- mitchell is very outspoken. he believes in ufo's. your own opinion? did you ever see anything out there that you could not understand and do you believe there is other intelligent life in the universe of the mankind? >> on the ufo's, in my career, i have never seen anything. that does not mean they are not real. but in apollo, i don't remember anybody telling any stories of seeing anything. ed mithcell got a scientific organization which is basically trying to scientifically prove the existence of god. so it's a lot of paranormal stuff. but the existence -the- i do not know if there are ufo's or not. as far as life goes, i do not know whether there is or isn't. depends on the point of view you take. my personal opinion, it is probably not but i am the only in the astronaut office that has that opinion. that is just an opinion. my opinion changed over the years when i got back from the moon. i told my wife if i ever get picked up by a ufo, don't expect me to come
in light of the gao report. >> domestic drone use is the focus of the house science space and technology subcommittee hearing friday morning. members will examine the challenges facing operations in u.s. airspace. officials from the faa and nasa are expected to testify. live coverage 10 a.m. eastern on our companion network c-span3. >> thursday at a senate banking hearing committee on dodd-frank financial regulations senator elizabeth warren of massachusetts, thomas curry, about prosecuting big banks when they break the law. here's a portion of the event. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. thank you, ranking member. it's good to be here. thank you all for editing. i sat what he said. it's harder than look so i appreciate your being you. i want to ask a question about supervising banks when they break the law. including the mortgage foreclosure of others as well. we all understand why settlements are important, that trials are expensive and we can't dedicate huge resources to them. but we also understand that it's a party is unwilling to go to trial, either because it's too timid are b
and science center. >> reporter: that asteroid is actually going to be 150 feet long and it will be passing by earth early this morning. now it's not expected to hit earth. it's not expected to make impact here but scientists here at chabot science center and across the earth are going to be taking a very close look at it. now that space rock has been dubbed 2012 da14. it will fly by. it's the biggest rock to come close to us in recorded history. experts have ruled out an impact with earth. but they hope this will garner more funding to examine these space objects. >> let's say there was one going to hit earth. we want as much time as possible to prepare for that event. >> reporter: the next time this asteroid is expected to come close to earth is 2046. it's not visible to the naked eye. if you'd like to check it out the observation deck here will be open later today. reporting live in oakland lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are investigating a frightening incident involving a stolen car. it resulted in a chase, a crash, and gunfire. tara moriarty tells us that
of science estimates that the immediate your traveled 33,000 miles per hour and weighed ten tons. small by nasa standards. >> it is very hard to see. those are only observable in a few days of earth. this one actually slipped by our notice and came into the atmosphere. >> others are under a microscope so to speak. >> nasa monitors 9,000 asteroids and the big ones, a thousand of those, we monitor quite carefully. we call those potentially hazardous objects and look at their orbits and there are many hundreds before we have to worry about close approaches by those objects. >> that is good news. not as good for russia today. the president has ordered aid to be sent to the area and schools are closed because it is zero and the windows are broken. >> right now, nasa is watching for another event unrelated to the meteor, a giant 150' asteroid will fly by earth in the next half hour. observatories around the earth are pointing telescopes in the direction of the asteroid. amy joins us live from the laboratory in oakland where there is a party going on. amy? >> the party will be tonight when we
. the russian academy of science estimates that the immediate your traveled 33,000 miles per hour and weighed ten tons. small by nasa standards. >> it is very hard to see. those are only observable in a few days of earth. this one actually slipped by our notice and came into the atmosphere. >> others are under a microscope so to speak. >> nasa monitors 9,000 asteroids and the big ones, a thousand of those, we monitor quite carefully. we call those potentially hazardous objects and look at their orbits and there are many hundreds before we have to worry about close approaches by those objects. >> that is good news. not as good for russia today. the president has ordered aid to be sent to the area and schools are closed because it is zero and the windows are broken. >> right now, nasa is watching for another event unrelated to the meteor, a giant 150' asteroid will fly by earth in the next half hour. observatories around the earth are pointing telescopes in the direction of the asteroid. amy joins us live from the laboratory in oakland where there is a party going on. amy? >> the party will be
gathered on monday night to discuss economic growth in three fields, agriculture, energy and science and technology. >> translator: we see agriculture as a growth sector and will promote it as an energy. >> some members said japan should make it a target to become the world's number three in agriculture production and exports in ten years. the prime minister also asked for ideas to reform japan's electric power structure. he's looking at splitting the business of electricity and power supply. >>> the yen is trading slightly higher. the yen advanced as japanese finance minister announced that the bank of japan has no plans to buy foreign bonds as part of its monetary easing policy. some investors are buying the yen on profit taking following the sharp slide that came after the g20 meeting over the weekend. the against the yen is changing hands at 93.84 to 89. let's take a look at how this is affecting the stock markets. tokyo shares are trading in a tight range. market players say the yen's slight gain is weighing on export related issues while some investors are buyi ining declin tha
are at chabot space and science center. this is officially alameda county but where that green fence is, that becomes contra costa county. now, up here in the hills it's a little more on the breezy side. in fact, according to our weather master with mobile weather, the winds have been blowing up to 13 miles per hour. the air temperature now is at 61 degrees. now, we are here to speak with astronomer gerald mckee began here at chabot space and science center because earlier in our newscast, we were talking about the difference between a meteorite and asteroid and maybe you can reiterate that for the people at home. >> a meteor is when a space rock comes into our atmosphere. if it just passes through the atmosphere and burns up in the atmosphere, we call it a meteor. if it hits the ground we call it a meteorite. an asteroid is a space rock that's out in space orbiting around the sun and doesn't enter the atmosphere. >> reporter: asteroid is orbiting the earth right now? >> it's orbiting the sun and passed close to the earth at 11:25 this morning and
. "after newtown" continues, with a report from miles o'brien on what science can tell us about the minds of rampage killers. andy williams called me collect inside the prisop. >> i didn't think 13 people were going to get shot. i just thought i'd make a lot of noise and the cops would show up. >> ifill: francis collins, head of the national institutes of health, walks us through president obama's call for a ten-year initiative to map the human brain. >> woodruff: plus, jeffrey brown reports on an archaeological find in the orkney islands off scotland that may provide new insight into religious practices in the neolithic age. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: it was the starkest statement yet on the possible effect of automatic federal budget cuts, due to begin in nine day
in life sciences worth $3 million each. that's more than double the amount of the nobel prize. four internet leaders, including facebook's mark zuckerberg, teamed to establish and fund the annual award. they said their goal is to focus attention on scientists doing vital research. wall street took a hit today. stocks fell on indications that the federal reserve might slow or even stop its economic stimulus efforts. the dow jones industrial average dropped 108 points to close at 13,927. the nasdaq fell 49 points to close at 3,164. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: one of the supreme court's most junior members, sonia sotomayor, steps from behind the black robe to tell the story of her rise from an impoverished childhood to the nation's premier bench. the memoir is "my beloved world." i sat down with the justice after the court handed down decisions today, to talk about how her life informs her jurisprudence. justice sotomayor, welcome, thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me here today. >> ifill: in your book you write an answer thin
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to believe in the overwhelming judgment of science and act before it is too late. >> machine for climate deniers -- a little known group called donors trust, backed by the koch and others, it has also built a vast network of right-wing online media outlets in so-called free market think tanks. then, brave miss world. >> miss world 1998 is one of these girls. and miss world 1998 is ms. israel. >> little did anyone know that miss world had just been raped in italy. today she is become a global advocate for victims of sexual abuse. >> rape is so isolating because even if you tell people what happened, friends are free to mention it. >> we will speak with the director of "great miss world," cecillia peck, daughter of the legendary actor gregory peck. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. united nations investigators are calling for syrian leaders suspected of murder and torture in the country's bloody crisis to face charges at the international criminal court. the latest findings by investigators probing the con
control, immigration and health care. christian science monitor business editor, lauren bel sky. host: good morning and welcome on this wednesday, february 20, 2013. congress is out this week. there are nine days until the automatic spending cuts known as the sequester. congressional leaders and the white house are trading statements about who is to blame and who can stop them. we will talk more about that later first. , our question is about traffic lights and the americas intersections. states and localities are debating whether red light camera makes streets safer or if they are simply a revenue- generating tool taking money from drivers. we would like to hear from you whether you think they make your streets safer. here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet. we can share that on the air. you can also find us online on facebook. or e-mail us. nbc's a recent story from news. currently 21 states and washington use automated cameras at traffic intersections to catch violations such as running through red lights and stopping overnight lines. do y
, computer science and symbolic expert, she did so much for the original search algorithms for google as well as the clean aesthetics for the news and google look, she's not stealing from anybody, she created elsewhere and is creating here but she maris the internet marketing and image of media together with the undercurrent of technology. i think there's a lot of enthusiasm, and here we are, a $5 billion company. up 34% the last quarter. we've seen that their traffic is up 9%, 10% just last month alone. i think it's paying off. momentum with perception but there's reality that's coming with it. >> some of that is true but the really need to start to drive revenues. revenues flat for a number of years now, and they need to pick up both on display and search. those are going to be very challenging. >> absolutely. >> higher quality advertising. i think the moving twitter feed is bringing them a much more sense of excitement, energy and the customization that she's bringing in will i think allow the display advertising to display more effectively. >> not talking about whether or not yahoo! can s
is cyber bullying and the top scholars in the country and in social science and psychology that saying that, so that's an important distinction so thank you both so much. >> and there is that and -- there's a balance between -- i mean when i hear that bullying is going down i mean all of us should rejoice because that to me is indicative of the fact of the work in communities across the country are starting to pay off, but it's going to be hard in this ark and we are in this area and people are coming forward, kids are coming forward . suicides that would have been kept forward or not reporting and we're learning thanks to rapid fire and thanks to social networking or facebook and this is a sued -- all of this the -- the volume of bullying is going to rise in proportion with i think the actual drop in occurrences so to balance that and be aware of that i think is important. >>i totally agree, and that's really to rosylyn's point about this being a very, very important moment and we need to did it right. just on the subject of suicide the surgeon general came out this week and there was a
from the world of science. and this could be a day that lasts in medical history. the fda has approved the first-ever artificial, in effect, bionic eye. a prosthesis fitted on a pair of glasses that can bring some sight to those with a specific form of vision loss. we get the story tonight from our chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> reporter: it is a dream come true. restoring at least some sight to the blind. the artificial retina is a tiny camera mounted on glasses that sends electrical signals directly to the brain cells that perceive light. the fda approved it today to treat a condition called retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited disease that strikes 100,000 americans a year, and can lead to total blindness. the artificial retina does not achieve perfect sight, but it does allow blind people to see enough images so they can navigate a room safely and perform other tasks. >> that would be white. >> reporter: kathleen blake had been totally blind. and was one of the original test subjects. >> i was able to sort my clothes. >> reporter: that much of improvement made a big di
. and with some planning and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> a giant asteroid is barreling towards earth eight times faster than a speeding bullet, passing closer to us than the satellites that broadcast this very program. but what if it were on a crash course? here's abc's neal karlinsky. >> reporter: on a sliding scale of things that may ruin your day, you may want to put this one on the top of your list. the asteroid is hurtling toward earth right now at a rate eight times faster than a speeder bullet. while it will miss, disaster won't be missed by much. it will graze the earth's atmosphere friday afternoon at about 17,000 miles out. >> remember, all of the satellites out there that give us our global positioning, that tell our iphone where we are, those are at 22,000 miles. so this is actually going to pass between the earth and the satellites that give us our directv every day. that's a close shave. >> hollywood loves this kind of thing. exhibit a, bruce willis's "armageddon." but da-14 and
there are no serious injuries from that incident. >>> well, the scene could of come straight from a science fiction movie. a spectacular sight of a meteorite crashing into central russia and causing hundreds of injuries. continuing coverage now with more of the amazing video. >> reporter: it came from the sky just after 9:00 in the morning local time. a 10 ton meteor at 33,000 miles an hour through the atmosphere went over the russian city, 900 miles east of moscow before exploding in a fireball of pwraoeupbding blight light said to have the power of an atomic bomb and then a sonic boom, it smashed buildings and knocked out phone service. hundreds were hospitalized. nobody reported killed [speaking in russian ] >> it reminded me of action movies like "terminator 4" the light was bright like a sun and then the blast happened. >> reporter: another eyewitness said there was panic in the streets and another said it felt like a war zone. 20,000 emergency workers fanned out. three impact sites were found. it missed nuclear chemical facilities. the president promised aid for those effected. several mete
as a composer, science is a step behind art, but we were able to find that. just from a player's standpoint, as you develop your skills over time, maybe studied in school, self-pop, but you build up certain skills. when it comes time to improvise or sit down and start to work out something musical, sometimes you have to forget all that stuff. push it out of your mind. it is a handy tool to be able to bring back and say, what am i doing here? i am and 3/4 time, 12 measures of this, and then it is going to go to a bridge or a second measure or something. >> to clarify one point you were talking about, using alternate to earnings -- for those who got not know, there is a standard way of turning the guitar. there are people like alex and david crosby, and joni mitchell, who tune differently to spur creativity or just to play around. there is a great sense of play in that. most of your pieces are in non- standard to make. among those, there are even some standard ones and you do not use those. >> you bring up an interesting point. a lot of times, musicians use these alternate to earnings as a wa
are three key ethical -- the first one is this. i do not think that there is any legitimate basis in science, medicine, or any ethical code that i know of or the bible, for that matter for our criminal law tdistinguishing between those wo have alcohol and tobacco and people who put other substances in their body. there is no legitimate basis for distinguishing between the alcoholic on the one hand under criminal law and between the drug addict on the other. that is first. the second ethical point is i hope most of you agree with this. i do not believe that anybody should be punished simply for what we put into our own bodies absent harm to others. nobody deserves to be punished for what we put in our bodies absent harm to others. hurt somebody, yes and not tell me your addiction was the excuse. we need to be regarded as sovereign over our minds and bodies. the criminal law should not be treating anyone as a criminal for what we put in here. when one is trying to pursue a particular public health or public safety objective, reducing the harm of drugs or whatever it might be. and when you have
of the education minister. she is so respected by many of her colleagues. >> through her dedication, science and research in germany have been strengthened. she was consistently an informed and steadfast advocate of the sciences. >> back in 2009, angela merkel began her second term as chancellor. in the three years since, she has had to reshuffle his cabinet five times. the defense minister stepped down after an early plagiarism scandal cost him his doctorate. then a resignation after information surfaced he had tried to downplay civilian deaths in afghanistan. and merkel forced the resignation of the environment minister after he led conservatives to a major defeat. the new education minister has now been sworn in, and merkel is easy to put the latest scandal behind her. >> all right, well, time to leave the halls of government behind us and had across town to the berlin film festival. there are just three more days to go until we find out who will win that coveted golden bear. >> one winner, though, is clear. and on rare golden bear for lifetime achievement in documentary film. and that a
rough for the russian people but vital for science. >> it's incredibly important. every single meteorite we recover material from gives us another piece in the jigsaw puzzle of what our solar system looked like when it first formed and how it's evolved since. >> so far there's no word of any deaths or anyone struck by fragments of the russian meteor. dr. bullock reminds us most meteor showers are dust particles falling through earth's atmosphere and the most meteorites land in remote motionses or in the ocean which -- areas or in the ocean which covers 2/3 of the earth. >>> gary mcgrady tracking the forecast now. >> so far this newscast has seemed like a science lesson to be honest. let me show you sentinel radar, not much changed since we last spoke. rain is moving through the district now up mainly north of interstate 70 north of baltimore, all snow. a little bit of this is mixing in. even through the green there is mix reported from time to time. cold this weekend. it starts getting cold tomorrow and really cold sunday and much higher confidence now with this forecast for the weekend
but a shortage of math, science and special education teachers. in illinois, there are ten teachers for every position open. in new jersey, they get an average 500 applicants for every full-time position. most teachers aren't qualified to teach in math and science. colleges and universities need to prepare future teachers based on the community's teachers demands. >>> high winds and low visibility caused a mess in north dakota and minnesota on monday. a massive blizzard caused whiteout conditions on the interstates. visibility was as low as a half mile in some places. 35 mile an hour winds caused multiple crashes and rollovers on i-94. things got so bad, police had to shut down portions of the interstate. the windchill brought temperatures to a crippling 35 degrees below zero. >> that's crazy cold. it's beyond that. >> why would you even go outside when it's that cold in. >> hunker down. >>> let's check the forecast in our area. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. here's tom. >> off to a temperature that's above freezing starting off this morning. getting back to work and school after the
of a football field will buzz by planet earth. lorraine blanco is at the chabot space and science center with more on that. >> reporter: it sounds like syfy but an asteroid the size of a 15 story building will buzz by earth early this morning. it's not expected to hit us but scientists here say we should care about it. they are call the huge space rock 2012 da14. that is closer than the moon. it's the biggest rock to come this close to us in recorded history. experts have ruled out an impact with earth but hoping this interest will encourage more funding for a more comprehensive effort to exam the space shut subjects. although they won't hit earth it will come closer to the moon. >> it is pretty close. sure. you know. there might be a television satellite that happens to wonder into it path. although nasa has calculated we don't think it will happen. >> reporter: the asteroid is supposed to come by earth at 11:25 a.m. pacific time. it's not supposed come by here until 7:00 tonight. the next time this asteroid will come close to earth is 2046. it's not visible to the naked eye. but if you
buildings and more a thousand people hurt. our health and science editor john fowler here now with documentation of that meteor. >> reporter: we have new video just in. the meteor slammed into russia east of moscow. i want you to take a look at this. it was like many people said a nuclear attack. likely the best documented meteor ever. many russians have dash board cameras to avoid insurance scams. just after 9:00 a.m. it schemed over a city the size of san jose. burning brighter than the winter sun. it left a trail of smoke, then powerful sonic booms. [ boom sound ] >> reporter: many said they thought it was a missile or a bomb. officials say blast debris hurt 1200 people. the most ever recorded from a meteor impact. the shock waves severely damaged this factory along with 3000 other buildings. it's estimated 1 million square feet of window glass shattered. scientists say the meteor exploded about 100,000 feet in the air. russian scientists say it was solid iron like this. instead of a few ounces it was 10 tons, the size of a small car. and traveling ten times faster than a r
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